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Al Jazeera America
Nov 18, 2013 5:00pm EST
talking about why don donors heart strings are pulled by disaster but not necessarily development issues. i don't know going problem probn the philippines don't always get this type of media coverage. >> would that change the behavior of people who want to help, alex? >> i think so. i think a lot of people who are giving in response to disasters are motivated on by the fact that it's on the news every day for the week. not only are the images bad but it's news worthy. this matters right now. when you hear about ongoing development issues they don't have the same salience because they're not reported in the same way. >> so if you find out after the fact that the money you sent to help people who were made homeless by katrina, to help people who need immediate assistance after the haitian earthquake, that it's still stuck in the pipeline, is that make you likely to give more or less the next time something terrible happens in the world. >> the real question is if that's the right decision. in haiti the money needed to go to the rebuilding effort instead of classical natural relief on the f
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